The Oldest And Largest Mayan Structure Known So Far Has Been Discovered

Walking in Aguada Fénix in Tabasco, Mexico is like walking on sandy paths surrounded by dense nature. It’s impossible to suspect that something great might be hiding underneath it all, but a team of scientists from the University of Arizona has identified and unearthed a man-made Mayan platform spanning 563,000 square meters (6060081 square feet!). It is the largest and oldest Mayan structure discovered so far, marking the transition from an itinerant lifestyle to a more sedentary one starting from 950 BC.

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